Bath Roads Act 1810

Publication Date:January 01, 1810
Bath Roads Act 1810

(50 Geo. 3) c. cliii

An Act for repealing an Act passed in the Thirty-third Year of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for amending, improving and keeping in Repair Several Roads leading to and from the City of Bath; and for granting other Powers for more effectually improving the several Roads therein described, being in and leading to and from the said City.

[2nd June 1810]

ANNO QtTINQUAGESIMO II REGIS. Cap. 153. An A6; for repealing an Act paffed in trie Thirty-third Year of His prefent Majefty, intituled, An Ac~l for amending, improving and keeping in Repair fever al Roads leading to and from the City of Bath; and for granting other Powers for more effectually improving the feveral Roads therein defcribed, being in and leading to and from the faid City. [2d June jt8'io ] HERE AS an- Aft was paffed in the Thirty-third Year of 33 ^c'r4*.. the Reign of His prefent Majefty King George the Third, intituled, An Aft for amending, improving and keeping in .Repair feveral Roads leading to and from the City of Bath : And whereas the Truftees named and appointed under the laid recited A£t have con tinued to put the fame into Execution, for which Purpofe feveral Sums of Money have been borrowed under and by virtue of the Powers and .Authorities therein contained, and which with various other considerable -Sums of Money: borrowed under and by virtue of the faid recited Aftt *and the A&s therein mentioned, flill remain due, and which together With the Tolls granted by the faid Ad have been duly applied, and great Progrefs has been made in and towards the amending, improving and repairing the faid feveral Roads*, but the fame cannot be completed and kept in good Repair for the future, or the Monies fo owing be repaid with Jntereft thereon, unlefs the faid Aft and the feveral Claufes, Powers and Provifions therein contained be repealed, and further and more ample Powers granted in lieu thereof: And whereas feveralof the Roads herein- Roa^reqclrs after mentioned and defcribed are much out of Repair and are too narrow widening. [£,£*? &? Pm.] 39 A in 34-y 5oGEORGII ill. Cap. 153. m fonve Places, and cannot under the Powers of the faid Aft, be" fuffi- ciently repaired, widened and rendered more commodious to the Publick and the Expcnces of maintaining and fuppprtin jf the laid Roads are likelv ^ to increafe: And whereas under and by virtae of a certain other Aft of 19. Gr, c.73. Parliament palled in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His grefept Majefty I^mg George the Third intituled, An 7!fifor,protecting andfecuring the Hot Baths and Springs within the City of'Bath from Injury by Encroachmentsdnd Annoyances, for"'enlarging''-or rebuilding thLprefcnt Pump-Rooms there* for widening certain Streets, Lanes andpublick Pajfages, and for making certain new Streets and PaJJages to render the Approaches to the faid Hot Baths, Springs and Pump-rooms morefaferandcommodious', thq Commifiioners therein named are enabled and authorized to' raife the Sum of Twenty-five thoufand Pounds at Intereft for the Purpofes of the faid Aft, and certain Tolls and Duties are1 thereby made payable to the. faid Cqrnmiflioners for the Purpofe of defraying the Intereft of the faid Twenty-five thoufand Pound* and other Purpofes therein mentioned, for and during fuch Time as any Money which Ihould be borrowed for the Purpofes of the faid Act fhould remain due and unpaid, and no longer ; and the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of the faid City of hath are thereby required, from -and after they fiiall have difcharged the Sum of Seven thoufand one hundred and fixty-three Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Five-pence as therein-mentioned, to pay to the faid Commiflioners the Sum of Seven hundred Pounds yearly, to be applied in Augmentation of and Addition to the Toils thereby created for and towards the reducing and paying off from Time to Time the laid Principal Suni of Twenty-five thoufand Pounds and Intereft, or fuch Part thereof as fhall then remain a Charge on the faid Tolls, until the whole thereof {hall be fully paid and fatisfied: And whereas gr^at Part of the faid Sum of Twenty-five thoufand'Pounds hath been fo paid off and difcharged, and in the CoUffe of a few Years it is conceived that the whole thereof will be paid off and difcharged, when the Tolls granted and made payable by the faid laft-mentioned Aft will ceafe : May it therefore pleafe Your Majefty, That it may be enafted, and be it ejiafted by the King's mod Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this 35 G. 3. re-- prefent Parliament affembled,andby the Authority ofYhe fame, That from pealed. and after t^t Second Monday next after the pa(Ijrig of this Aft, the faid Aft palled in the Thirty-third Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty King George the Third, and all the Claufes, Provifions, Tolls, Powers, Penalties, Forfeitures, Payments, Puniihments, Directions, Matters and Things, therein containedy Thai 1 be and the fame is and are hereby repealed ; and that inftead thereof this Act (hall commence and take place and effect, and (hall be executed and continue in full Force for and during the Term hereinafter mentioned.j.for the Purpofe of widening, amending,im~ proving and keepingin Repair the fevera! Roads hereinafter mentioned,( that , , is to fay) the Road from the Brewery in Walcot Street in the Parifli of Saint London Road. icrYbed.*" Michael, in the City of Bath, in the faid County of Somerfet, lately called Race fs Brewery^ through a Part of the faid Parifh of Saint Michael and the fe-veral Parifhes of Walcot, Swainfivick^ Batheafion and Bothford, in the faid County of Somerfet, to a Stone fet as a Mark where that Diftrict of the Bath R-oad terminates; oi the Top of Kiwfdown Hill, in the Parifh of Box, in the County of Wilts, and which .(half'be called the London Road; a Branca -of the Tame London Rcad leading from the Top of Broad St eety near the Tork Haufe, in the faid Parifh of Saint Michael, to meet and .com* #d*GEORGII III. Cap.i$$i 3499 oonjtf communicate with the laft-mentioned Road at the Northward: End oFthe, ^Londoa^ Churchyard adjoining to the Church in and belonging to. the faid Parifh Road, of Walc&t, which flrall likewife be called the London Road; the Road leading from Batheafton Bridge on the faid London Road to the Crofs R"^ Cm Roads leading to Coldhorne other wife Cullern, Nettleton and :MarJhfteldf all laying in the feveral Parifhes of Batheafion and Bathford; in the faid County of Somerjet, and in the Parifh of Coldhorne, otherwife. Cullern, in the faid County of Wilts, which fhall be called the Cullern Road? the Eoad leading from the Top of Broad Street aforefaid to the Monument {jJJ^ m on Landfdown, which {hall be called the Land/down Road; and from the Monument on Land/down aforefaid to the Crofs Roads where the Bath and Briftol Roads unite, which faid laft-mentioned Road fhall be Th w- k called the Wick and Abfon 'Road, which faid two laft-mentioned Roads do attd Abfoa lie in the feveral Parifhes of Walcot, Wejlon and Charlecoinb, in the faid Roads. County of Somerfet, and alio in the fevdral Parifhes of Coldajhton Bitton, ,Doynton, and Wick and Abfin, in the County of Gloucefier; the Road Kelfton'or ' .leading from the Weft ward End of Monmouth Street in the laid Parifh of Upper Briftol Walcotto Coomb Brook in the Parifh of Kelwejion otherwife Keljlon, where* Road. ihe Bath and Briftol Roads unite, all lying* in the feveral Parifhes of Walcot, Wejlon' and Kelwejion otherw fe Kelfton, in the laid County of :Somerfet9 which'fhall be called the Kejion or Upper Briftol Road / the other Part of Road leading from the Dire&ion Poft on the faid Kelfton Road, over the Kcifi. n ?* Newton Bridge, to the Turnpike Gate called the Crofs-poft Gate com-. Upper Bnft^ municating with the Lower Briftol Road, all lying in the feveral 0Sf'* Parifhes of Wejlon and Newton St. Loe, in the faid County of Somerfet^ and which fhall be deemed and accounted Part of the Kelfton or Upper Briftol Road; the Road leading from the South End of the Old Bath Bridge to the Globe Inn at Newton St, Loe, all lying in the feveral Parifhes Lower Briftol of Lyncomb and Wldcomb, Twiverton otherwife Twerton, and Newton Roa"-St. Loe, in the faid' County of Somerfei, which fhall be called the Lower Briftol Road; the Road leading from the faid Globe Inn at Newton Lower W £* \St; Loe aforefaid to the Top ofRu/h Hill, and there joining the Wells and R M(^ iShepfon Mallett Turnpike Roads, all lying in the feveral Parifhes, of Newton St. Loe, Corfion, Markjbury, Compton Dando, Farmborowh, High Littleton, Farington, Gurney and Stcneajlon* in the faid County of Somerfet, which fhall be called the Lower Wells Road ; the Road leading from the Upper Weils .South End of the faid Old Bath Bridge up the New Road on the North Road* Side of Hollowly, and from thence by a Place called Devon/hire Buildings' up the New'Road through Barrack's Farm, to the White Poft in the Parifh of Midfomer Norton where the Bath, Wells and Shepton Malleti Roads unite, all lying in the feveral Parifhes of Lyncomb and Widcomb% Coombhay, Inglijhcoomb, Dunkerton, Wellow, Camertony Radjlock, Mid* fomer Norton, Kilmerfdon, and Stratton on the Fofs, in the faid County Other Part of of Somerjet, which fhall'be called the Upper Wells Road; the Road UppeVwdfc' leading from.the Bear at Holloway, by. Cottage Crefcent, to the Red Lion, ^^* on Odd Down, which fhall be deemed and accounted Part of the faid Upper HW/r.Roadj the Road leading from the South End of the faid Holloway Old Both Bridge, up Hol'oway, to a Turnpike Gate called Holhway'Gate, Ro*d-all lying in the'faid*Parifh of Lyncomb and Widcomb, which fhall be called .the Molloway Road ; the Road leading from Devon/hire BuildifJgs afore- Warminfter faid up Entry Hill to the new Warminfter and Froome Roads, all lying in and Fr the And Parifh of Lyncomb and Widco?nb, which ftvatl be called the R^ds'...

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